We’ve mostly adjusted to watching films at home these days and fall provides the perfect opportunity to really lean into a cozy movie night. Or TV night! We’re equal opportunity streamers. There are some excellent shows and movies based on books coming soon, so grab your remote, a cozy blanket, and get watching.
Looking for more to watch? Check out our spring recap!
Based on the novel by Donald Ray Pollock
Set in Ohio in the 1960s, this haunting book follows the lives of an ensemble of characters as they encounter violence and enact revenge. The film is reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O’Connor (read: dark) and stars Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson.
Now on Netflix
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis
Eight-year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by all appearances unremarkable. That is, until she plays her first game of chess. This series follows her coming of age as she navigates the challenges of addiction, friendships, and the world of competitive chess.
Coming to Netflix on October 23
Based on the novel by Chris Bohjalian
A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man—and no idea what happened. This upcoming series stars Kaley Cuoco (who also Executive Produces) and is poised to be the fun, suspenseful show you’ll want to talk about with all of your friends this fall.
Coming to HBO Max soon
Based on the novel by Stephen King
If you’re not tired of pandemic storylines yet, get excited for this new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic post-apocalyptic novel. The series will tell the story of Mother Abagail (Whoopi Goldberg) and Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgård) as they battle for the future of humanity.
Coming to CBS All Access